Monk, Clara Minita

Birth Name Monk, Clara Minita
Gramps ID I0822
Gender female
Age at Death 101 years, 10 months, 10 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1898-10-03 East Ship Harbour, NS, Canada  
Death 2000-08-13 Sheet Harbour, NS, Canada  


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Monk, Willis Herbert [I0807]
Mother Murphy, Catherine Olivia [I0808]
    Sister     Monk, Bernadine Elizabeth [I0805]
    Sister     Monk, Mabel Azina [I0820]
    Sister     Monk, Nina Mae [I0821]
         Monk, Clara Minita [I0822]
    Sister     Monk, Gwendolyn Lenore [I0823]
    Sister     Monk, Lillian Gene [I0824]
    Brother     Monk, Charles Alonzo [I0825]
    Brother     Monk, James Bellville [I0826]
    Brother     Monk, Willis Ronald Herbert [I0827]
    Brother     Monk, Roy Henry Prescott [I0828]
    Sister     Monk, Esther Robertina [I0829]


MASON, Clara Manita - 101, Spry Harbour, passed away on August 13, 2000, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in East Ship Harbour, October 3, 1898, she was a daughter of the late Willis and Catherine (Murphy) Monk. In her early years, she was employed by Mt. St. Vincent, a resident of Spry Harbour for 63 years, had a great love for her children, enjoyed reading and knitting and had a keen mind up to the end, a member of St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour. She is survived by daughters, Margie (Ray) Boutilier, Ruth (Jack) Holley, both of Spry Harbour; Shirley (Bob) Whitehead, Oxford; Cecila (Winfield) Gerrard, Dartmouth; Irma (Harold) Cooper, Mooseland; Denise (Neil) Marple, Port Hastings; sons, Reg (Elezilda), Spry Harbour; George Jr. (Jessie), Dartmouth; Larry (Geraldine), Sheet Harbour; Ray (Linda), Halifax; sisters, Gwen Rowlings, Musquodoboit Harbour; Esther Newcombe, Sheet Harbour; 30 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 19 great great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, George E. in 1976; sisters, Bernadine, Lillian, Nina and Mable; brothers, Alonzo, Belville, Roy and Willie; daughter-in-law, Donna Mason; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, prayers at 8 p.m., all in D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour, Rev. Carson Baxter officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to St. Andrews Cemetery or church fund.


  1. Monk, Willis Herbert [I0807]
    1. Murphy, Catherine Olivia [I0808]
      1. Monk, Bernadine Elizabeth [I0805]
      2. Monk, Mabel Azina [I0820]
      3. Monk, Nina Mae [I0821]
      4. Monk, Clara Minita
      5. Monk, Gwendolyn Lenore [I0823]
      6. Monk, Lillian Gene [I0824]
      7. Monk, Charles Alonzo [I0825]
      8. Monk, James Bellville [I0826]
      9. Monk, Willis Ronald Herbert [I0827]
      10. Monk, Roy Henry Prescott [I0828]
      11. Monk, Esther Robertina [I0829]